Definition of "overwhelms" []

  • To overpower the thoughts, emotions, or senses of (verb)
  • To overcome with irresistible force (verb)
  • To overcome, as with a profusion or concentration of something (verb)
  • To cover over or bury completely (verb)
  • To weigh or rest upon overpoweringly (verb)
  • To overturn (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overwhelm. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "overwhelms" in a sentence
  • "The [spoiler] shadow sex with Wendy [spoiler] was another place where the idea overwhelms the porn and the porn distracts from the idea."
  • "That makes Forza 4 a truly massive game, but it never overwhelms, which is why it wins."
  • "At night, you can see cities if you're over land and then when you pass into the sunlight you get the blue limb of Earth and then it turns into pink and different colors like that and then when the sun pops up, it's like an instantaneous floodlight in your eyes, it kind of overwhelms you."